FAQ

Frequently asked questions.

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I am on HRT and have been experiencing acne. Is this normal?

Is acne a common side effect of HRT?
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What are the benefits of HRT for women in surgical menopause?

Will HRT help me if I am in surgical menopause?
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Why doesn't Winona sell DHEA as a cream?

Why shouldn't I use DHEA in cream form?
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I hear DHEA can cause hair loss. Is there anything we can do to prevent this?

Can HRT cause hair loss?
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If I start HRT and then decide to stop, are there any safety risks?

Is it safe to stop HRT at any time?
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Why Do I Need to Start HRT Before 60?

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I'm 59 - is it too late to start HRT?

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Is there a recommended time of day to use HRT cream & DHEA?

Should I take HRT when I wake up or before bed?
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Weird dreams and HRT

I started HRT, and I have been having weird dreams. Is this normal?
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HRT has given me regular periods. Is this normal?

HRT has made my cycle return. Should I be concerned?
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What are the benefits of HRT for women who are in postmenopause but younger than 60?

I'm postmenopausal, will HRT help me?
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Is there enough cream in the bottle?

I ordered a 90 day supply of the body cream, but it doesn't look like it will last.
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Do your products contain gluten?

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Can I take HRT if I smoke?

HRT and smoking
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Can I cancel my order before it has shipped?

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How long after applying the cream is it okay to shower or wash my hands?

How long after apply the cream until I can get wet?
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Should I begin HRT at a certain phase in my menstrual cycle?

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How is Winona different from other healthcare websites?

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Is my medication still effective if it has been left in the heat?

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For Me

Can I fill my Winona order at any pharmacy?

If I don't want my Winona treatment shipped to my house, where else can I pick it up?
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I take progesterone birth control pills. Do I need progesterone through Winona?

Do I have to get an additional progesterone medication from you to take the estrogen prescription?
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How do you determine each person's hormonal needs?

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How soon do you suggest starting treatment after a hysterectomy?

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Is there somewhere I can view the dosage of these medications?

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How does HRT work for a woman who has gone through surgical menopause?

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I think I'm only in perimenopause - is it too early to begin HRT?

Can I start HRT during perimenopause, or should I wait until menopause?
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If you start with HRT, is it a lifetime commitment?

Can I safely stop HRT at any time?
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How should I apply the body cream?

How to apply and use the body creams
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Can I swim with a patch?

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I’m afraid of hormone replacement therapy. Does it cause cancer?

Does HRT cause cancer?
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Treatments

Can I rub the progesterone capsule on my skin?

Can I use the progesterone in the capsule transdermally?
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Can I be prescribed testosterone?

What is DHEA?
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Are these considered bioidentical hormones?

Are Winona hormones bioidentical?
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Is this product plant-based?

Are Winona products plant-based and bioidentical?
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I am already on hormone treatments. How is Winona different?

I'm already on progesterone, estrogen, or testosterone.
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Are your products vegan?

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Do you prescribe oral, micronized progesterone ?

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Can you prescribe me testosterone?

I am mainly interested in testosterone therapy. Can Winona assist me?
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Does HRT cause body hair growth?

Does hormone replacement therapy increase body hair growth?
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How much estrogen is in Winona's cream?

What are the treatment dosages?
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Do I need to take both estrogen and progesterone?

Why do I have to take estrogen and progesterone?
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How long until I'll notice a difference?

How long does it take for the treatments to work?
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